A member of the Cars.com family

2018 Kia Sportage is no longer being sold as new.

See New 2020 Kia Sportage

Get a Free Price Quote on a New 2020 Kia Sportage

2018 Kia Sportage


City 20 - 23 MPG Hwy 23 - 30 MPG

Safety Rating

  • Overall Safety:
    5 stars
  • Frontal Crash:
    4 stars
  • Side Crash:
    5 stars

Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

Consumer Reviews Write a Review

Overall Rating:
4.9 (out of 5)
Value 4.8
Exterior 4.9
Interior 4.9
Comfort 4.9
Performance 4.8
Reliability 4.9
The best car ever

by Jmperozo from Georgetown, ky | June 22, 2020

The best car ever I have had is a excellent car , it’s strong, sport and comfortable . It’s an all in one!! I have get un until 35 ha/mill on road

Most reliable car I've owned

by Linda from Tyrone, PA | June 21, 2020

I love it! I will definitely be buying another Sportage at Lion Country Kia for my next vehicle. Very reliable vehicle, lots of space, overall an outstanding vehicle.

4th Kia I've purchased great car

by deliriousjeanne from Auston, TX | June 12, 2020

Great performance car/ roomy / style / mileage / It's sleek and multiple amenities/ love the tinted windows and will recommend this to my friends as I've done on the other Kia vehicles I've owned.

Read more reviews

2018 Kia Sportage Overview

The 2018 Kia Sportage is a compact SUV that was redesigned last year. Maximum rear cargo capacity is 30.7 cubic feet.

Three trims are available: the LX, EX, and SX Turbo.

Under the hood, the LX and EX trims are powered by a standard 181-hp, 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine mated to a six-speed automatic transmission and front- (FWD) or all-wheel drive (AWD). The SX Turbo trim has a 240-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. However, horsepower slightly decreases to 237-hp with AWD. Fuel economy for the 2.4-liter/FWD model is an EPA-estimated 22/29 mpg city/highway. With AWD, the rating dips to 21/25 mpg. The turbocharged 2.0-liter/FWD model has a 21/26 mpg rating. That rating drops to 20/23 mpg with AWD.